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Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 2:00pm EDT
'm del walters in new york city. our continued coverage of the shooting this morning at los angeles international airport. the suspect now said to be in custody. jennifer london in los angeles. jennifer what is the latest you are hearing? >> we are hearing that lax is now confirming that there have been multiple victims and the suspect is in custody. the shooting incident occurred -- [ technical difficulties ] >> -- hearing but again to reit tait what you just -- [ technical difficulties ] >> security all around there, and what looks to be like a rifle, but we don't know for sure, but this is what he is tweeting, and we want to take you to his page. earlier he wrote being told to step around bullet casings or blood as lots of evidence in the terminal. now being evacuated by police escort. police are clearing rooms as we move. he also tweeted earlier, now being evacuated, the escort identity checks being carried out. also we want to show you this image that he tweeted earlier. there looks to be a rifle being guarded by an officer. >> we still have james wedick the fbi agent on the ph
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 3:30pm EDT
into this swawtion. situation. you have been watching rrt repos in los angeles. what is the mood in the city right now. >> i have to say i'm not at lax i have been covering this from our bureau. i'm inside of the baue bureau hn los angeles. zplrnl i think based on the reps this is a terrifying situation. lax is the third busiest airport in the u.s. when you hear of a shooting at a airport people immediately start to jump immediately to conclusions. is this a terrorist attack? will this be a large scale terrorist attack? it's terrifying emotionally and it's disruptive. you have people like you just spoke to trying to get to reno. nulbasically they are trapped at the airport. they are operating half of the landing capacity and on one runway. you have a disruptive situation here. null it's hard to get information on whether or not your night has been delayed. it's at the figure for the people inside of the airport with the little information trickling out. what has happened? are they still safe? how long will they be held there and will they be able to make their night. they d do believe the incident
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 1:30pm EDT
instituted a ground stop meaning any aircraft flying to los angeles that have not taken off yet should stay on the ground. there are several airports around the los angeles area. so far lax is the only one that has a ground stop in effect. and more locally according to google traffic indicators, there is very, very heavy traffic, possibly stopped traffic going into the airport, but this is a very good sign, the roads leading out of the airport seem to flowing relatively well. >> when you say a ground stop these are planes simple circling the airport or will they will redirected. >> well, specifically a ground stop would be airports that have not yet taken off from their origin airport. so anyone who is flying today -- not just in los angeles or flying too and from los angeles, but if you are flying on an airline that is supposed to go in and out of los angeles, your flight might be effected. so if you are not already at the airport, check with your airline to see if your flight has somehow been affected. and the air lines may be relatively free when it comes to their change. they may allow
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 4:00pm EDT
leader. we are learning more about the suspect and motifs about the shooter at a los angeles international airport. >> two french journalists are captured and killed in rebel held territory in mali. >> the pakistani government demanded a meeting with the u.s. ambassador to protest the drone attack that killed the leader of the taliban in pakistan. hakimullah mehsud. the pakistani government is concerned about the fallout. we go live to washington with more on this. what can you tell us? >> well, apparently the meeting between the u.s. ambassador to pakistan, robert olsen and members of the pakistani ministry took place in islamabad. the u.s. is refusing to comment if the meeting took place, and what message ambassador olsen took to the pakistanis. there's a loft anger in islamabad and across the country. we hear from the interior minister. >> the efforts have been ambushed. it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. now, this is the situation that of course could put reviewed strains on the relationship between the u.s. and pakistan. the issue of drone strikes has been a conte
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
coming out of los angeles at this point. we have a map of terminal three, you say again, we're talking about frontier, virgin atlantic, what other airlines? >> jet blue, spirit air, and virgin america, virgin australia operate out of terminal three, dell. there's also reports coming in -- and we haven't independently confirmed them, but they might be evacuating terminal 2 as well. so we're waiting to hear confirmation on that. >> so we have any indication as to whether or not the terminal two evacuation, if indeed that is happening, again, this is breaking news, no nothing has been officially confirmed as of yet. there are reporters on the ground. there are police and fire officials on the ground, we know what twitter is saying, but what are you hearing about evacuation of terminal 2. >> well, the l.a. times is siting an official that says they are evacuating terminal three, and looking at evacuating terminal two. they are neighboring terminals, so the idea would be to clear the largest perimeter possible. and we're not hearing any more specifics about the actual incident. there are re
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
at los angeles international airport. an u.s. drone strike kills the leader of a pakistani taliban. and the prime minister of iraq asks president obama for more help in ending violence in his country. ♪ >> there are still plenty of questions after a shooting at one of the nation's busiest airports. it happened near a security check point. terminal three at los angeles international airport, one tsa agent was killed, three others were wounded. the gunman was taken into custody after a shootout. officers. the investigators say they don't think anyone else was involved. >> we believe at this point that there was a loan shooter, that he acted at least right now, he was the only person armed in this incident. >> brian rooney joins us live from los angeles international airport. brian, good to see you. if you would, bring us up to speed for the very latest. >> reporter: the airport, tony, is still mostly shutdown. occasionally a flight lands but there is none taking off. i think a passenger just passed me. there was a stream of passengers coming by on the rode way going into the airpor
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 12:00pm EDT
about the man would open fired at los angeles international airport. >>> eric snowdon could be traveling from russia to germany. >> the pakistani government has demanded a meeting with the u.s. ambassador to protest the drone attack that killed the leader of the taliban leader in pakistan, hakimullah mehsud. >> reporter: this is seen as a major blow to taliban in pakistan may have a struggle for power in succession, and a serious blow for the government of pakistan, which was at preliminary talks. they were to arrive saturday to hold talks. so, indeed, the peace prospects are now out of the question, and of course a big blow is seen to be delivered to theter ricky taliban, they would not be able to recover from this any time soon. it will be soon to see if if they go for punitive attacks. and they are now on red alert. >> we go to the university of denver, the u.s. embassy is not commenting yet, but what do you make about the ambassador being summoned to pakistan to talk about that? what do you make of that? >> reporter: the pakistani government are upset about this assassination because
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
stories. >> a gunman shoots seven people at los angeles international airport. iraq's prime minister meets with president obama to ask for help and weapons against al-qaeda. >> so there are many more questions than answers at this hour after a gunman open fired at one of the city's busiest airport. police say several people were shot. a tsa agent was killed. the gunman was taken into custody. police believe the gunman acted alone. >> we believe at this point that there was a lone shooter, that he acted at least right now he was the only person armed in this incident. >> brian rooney joins us on the phone from los angeles international airport. give us the latest. the latest information that you have from the scree the scene. >> reporter: the biggest question right now who the shooter is. obviously officers know but they haven't told us who the shooter is. he shot his way through the screening area of the terminal and went into terminal three where there was a gun battle. they did not say how many shots might have been fired, but six people were injured and taken to the hospital. right now
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 5:00am EDT
. >> chaos at los angeles airport - passengers flee as a man opens fire at a security checkpoint. >> and the problems of running the disputed sudanese region of abeyei, where government offices were destroyed a month after they were opened. >>> the pakistani taliban named a new leader. it's this man, khan said. his appointment coming after the death of hakimullah mehsud, killed in a suspected u.s. strike. the country is on high alert and plans for peace talks appear to have been derailed. in a moment we'll be live in islamabad. first, a report from al jazeera's correspondent. >> it is a set down for the tal pan. hakimullah mehsud had finished meeting tribe all leaders when his compound was struck by four missiles fired from a drone. the united states had been pursuing hakimullah mehsud for years. in 2009 he was pictured with a jord anan suicide bomber who killed seven c.i.a. agents at a base in afghanistan. now the c.i.a. has its man. it puts the pakistani government in a difficult position. >> he was a man of strategic military and tactical skills. we don't want to romanticize w
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 11:00am EDT
when the gunman was shot by police. he is now in custody at a hospital in los angeles. stephanie, what more have you learned about the suspect? >> reporter: well, good morning to you, richelle. the suspect remains in critical condition. he was shot in the face by airport police officers as she tried to subdue him yesterday. we're learning more about a motivate. he had texted his brother with potential thoughts of suicide. we understand that his father called new jersey police who in turn called the lapd. they then came to his apartment, the suspects apartment here in los angeles to do a well check, and everything appeared to be okay. but now we know that thin were not okay. now we want to turn our attention to what is happening at los angeles international airport. the airport is struggling to get back to normal after this incident. when this airport was shut down for hours it caused a ripple affect and chaos. terminal three had been rerouted. many passengers had to spend the night at the airport. they essentially had nowhere to go. we talked to some of those weary travelers. they talk
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
this hour. things are returning to normal at los angeles international airport. one day after a tsa officer was shot and killed inside terminal 3. shooting delayed dozens of flights and affected 160,000 passengers. the pakistani government demanded a meeting with the u.s. ambassador. a drone attack killed the leader of the pakistan taliban. the government was worried it could impact ongoing peace talks. the website used to enrol president obama's health care program will be down. healthcare.gov will be offline from 9 o'clock eerp all the way until sunday morning at 9 o'clock. officials can sign up for insurance over the phone. >> thousands of red sox fans lined the streets of boston for a victory parade. the celebration was a third of its kind as boston won the series three times in the past 10 years. >> those are the headlines. i'll be back at 8 o'clock eastern. first, "fault line" collected all america's surveillance state is next. find us on line at aljazeera.com. have a good night. secrets are out. by now, most of the world has heard the name edward snowden. the former national security
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 2:00pm EST
or flooding but just hampers the relief efforts. that's what we are watching now. in los angeles. the fist tsa officer ever to die in the line of duty. jennifer london is at that memorial, set the tone are we seeing a sea of tsa glue? question certainly are. there are hundreds of officers here in attendance as well as members of the los angeles fire department, the los angeles police department, as well as local state and national dignitaries areny any dance here, as well, and today's public memorial is really about remembering and celebrating and honoring the life of tsa officer. as you mentioned he is the first tsa officer killed in the line of duty. the event inside is quite somber, it began with the procession of the flag, and the back drop inside the arena is honor flag, this is the same u.s. flag that was flown over ground zero? the days following the nebraska attack, and it has really come to symbolize and memorialize law enforcement officers who are killed in the line of duty. moments ago, we heard from l.a.'s mayor. and we also expect to hear remarks from attorney general eric holder.
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 11:00pm EDT
are following. >> terminal 3 chaos. this is what it looked like inside los angeles international airport after a gunman opened fire. one tsa agent was killed, several wounded and the shooting could have been worse. tonight the story from inside lax and the reaction from the suspects new jersey home town. >> targetting the taliban. this man was the most wanted in pakistan. today a u.s. drone strike killed him. more on the operation and why the c.i.a. was eager to launch this one. putting the pieces in place for high speed rail. california is moving forward with a project that will create jobs and connect los angeles and san francisco. how do you convince kids to stay in class? in alaska a school district is trying what some call bribery. we'll take a closer look. clues clues [ ♪ music ] >> across the united states over the past 24 hours there has been deadly shootings in new york, rowley north carolina, houston texas, hollywood california to name a few. when there's a shooting in a place with a lot of people and major security it will get a lot of attention. that was the case at los angeles
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 7:30pm EST
is there such a stigma surrounding those who are overweight? joining us from los angeles is jeanette de patti, also known as the fat chick. she's a certified aerobics instructor. and the author of big fat lies and virgie tovar. fat girls on life, love and fashion. and before we get started i want to know, if this is your first time watching the stream we do things a bit differently here in order to get diverse voice he on the show we use skype, not always beautiful but allows us to reach all sorts of compelling voices and communities. virgie, going to you, kids at the age of 3 are developing a bias against overweight people, full disclosure again, i was a husky child growing up. every day for me in elementary school was like world war iii, even the kid who ate paste used to make fun of me. why is being overweight that one trait that is seemed to be okay to mock and condemn? >> first i want to say, i really, really relate to your experience, my version of the paste eaters, the reason why in my opinion is it's the newest manifestation much a long against people of color and women, as really really impactin
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 3:00am EDT
] >> hello, this is al jazeera, live from doha. also - chaos at los angeles airport. passengers flee as a man opens fire at a security checkpoint. >> the pain of a former yemeni child bride - and why it's proving difficult to change attitudes in a conservative society. >> burgers, fries and a book to go - the littest attempt by mcdonald's to convince people it sells healthy foods. >> he'd been the leader of the pakistani taliban for four years, had a $5 million bounty on his head and was behind numerous attacks. he's dead. hakimullah mehsud has been killed in a suspected u.s. drone strike. we have this report from islamabad. >> it's a serious setback for the pakistani taliban. hakimullah mehsud had just finished meeting tribal leaders when the compound was struck by four missiles fired from a dran. the united states had been pursuing moousz. he was -- moousz for problem hakimullah mehsud for years. >> he was picture with a suicide bomber. the c.i.a. has his man. the pakistani government is in a difficult position. >> he was a man of great strategic military and tactical skills. we don't want
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 1:00pm EDT
learning more about the man who open fired in the los angeles international airport. >>> nsa leaker ed ward snowdon would be traveling from russia to germany. >> the pakistani government has demanded a meeting with the u.s. ambassador to protest the drone attack that killed the taliban leader halimullah mehsud. >> a struggle for power for succession. also a serious blow for pakist pakistan, and preliminary talks with the tehriki-i-taliban. the peace prospects are now out of the question, and a big blow is seen to deliver to the taliban pakistan. they will not be able to recover from this any time soon. it will be interesting to see the government of pakistan has asked the security forces to be on red alert. >> joining us now, director for the center of middle east studies at the university of denver. thank you for joining us on this topic, now the pakistan foreign office has summoned the u.s. ambassador to protest this action there are competing interests here, but the interests have to overlap for there to be any success in the region. what do you think is going to come out of this? >> rep
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 2:00am EST
. . >>> authorities file murder charges against a man they say opened fire inside terminal 3 at los angeles international airport. details emerged about the shooting that left one t.s.a. dead and others wounded. police say paul ciancia was dropped off by someone at lax before opening his bag, whipping out an assault rifle and shot gerardo i. hernandez at pointblank range. witnesses say sooens -- sooens walk said away -- paul ciancia walked away only to return and shot gerardo i. hernandez again. he left a note saying he was targeting security screeners. brian rooney has more from lax. >> we learnt a few more details. there is surveillance video of the internet - although it has not been released publicly. the fbi made a call for general video that people may have made inside the terminal. in the meantime paul ciancia faces charges that could bring him the death penalty. >> the suspect paul ciancia is unresponsive and unable to talk according to the federal bureau of investigation. he was wounded in the face by police officers at the end of the gun battle inside lax terminal 3. a note insid
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 11:00am EST
recently moved to los angeles from a small new jersey town. >> i didn't have issues with him or anything. he was a really nice guy. a bit loner, introvert but i would never expect him to do something like this. >> reporter: the police chief is speaking on behalf of the suspect's family. >> we don't know what happened in l.a. we don't know and they don't well know either. they want to turn the stones over and try to find out. it's very emotional for the whole family. >> reporter: the fbi said ciancia had no previous record, and it's not clear why he targeted tsa officers. but authorities say he was ready to die in the attack. erica er ferrari, al jazeera. >> authorities say that he illegally bought his memories l.a. >>> in the deadly mall attack in kenya, four suspects accused of entering the country illegally. they werillegally. the al-qaeda-linked group al-shabaagroupal-shabab claiming responsibility for the attack. >>> reporters were interviewing a leader of the rebel group in mali, that's when they were abducted. >>> former republican presidential candidate saying he's unhappy with ho
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
cases. >>> the fbi looks for a motivate for the shooting at the los angeles international airport. many who knew him describe the suspect as a loaner. erica ferrari reports. >> reporter: a picture snapped of terrified passengers hiding in a bathroom stall while a gunman open fired. the suspected shooter, 23-year-old paul ciancia startinged transportation security agents. >> he made a conscious decision tto kill multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: he also shot two others, both who are recovering. the fourth victim, a passenger, was hit in the leg. moments before the attack the police say ciancia's friend dropped him off at the airport unaware of his plan. a criminal complaint filed saturday in federal court said that he had a duffle bag containing a smith and wesson assault rifle, and at least five magazine seen full of ammo as ws a letter addressed to the tsa directly. classmates were stunned at the news. >> he was always a shy guy. he kept to himself. he walked around by himself. he didn't talk to anybody at all. >> ciancia's former roommate paints a similar picture of the out of work
Al Jazeera America
Nov 7, 2013 11:00am EST
london has more in los angeles. >> a farmer in kenya, a weaver in guatemala, and a small business owner in hollywood, california, might seem as different as the countries they live in, but they are connected with a dream and financing. >> i was able to get a loan of 15k, which is a lot of money for me. but at the time, i had this $15,000 microloan, and i had some of my own money, and i felt like i had enough. >> enough for michael elliot, a former screen writer, to have hammer and nail. don't call it a salon, just for guys. michael knew he had a unique business plan, but when he asked for a small business loan from his bank, the answer was no. >> there are so many people who could be doing big things. >> in fact, seven out of ten small business loan applications are denied by banks. >> making a loan is a huge amount of cost. and banks are not set up to minimize those costs in a way that would make it feas feasible. >> michael elliot ended up finding a financial friend at vedc, a non-profit specializing in microfinancing. loans of $50,000 or less. >> it closes the gap between opportuni
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. >> los angeles international airport has completely reopened a day after a tsa employee was killed in terminal 3. the shooting put lax on lockdown, disrupting travel plans for more than 160,000. brian rooney joins us live from lax. authorities say everything is back up and running. are passengers still seeing delays? >> it's very busy here at los angeles international. a lot of people had to be rerouted. there's a clog, but all the terminals are open, including terminal 3 where the shooting was. they are sorting out the aftermath, not to speak of the luggage. >> piles of luggage were evidence of travel chaos. the airlines were reuniting passengers with their bags. amanda schroder was still wearing the clothes she travelled with. >> they had so much luggage, they didn't have time to scan it. >> family and friends mourn the lose of 39-year-old hernz r the first -- gerardo i. hernandez, the first tsa agent to die undertaining k his duty. >> he was a great guy, he was proud of his son that played football, how big his son was, and his daughter. >> the man police say was the shooter, 23
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 8:00pm EDT
new jersey. it's a little sketchy he may have been living in los angeles but he was from new jersey. >> have police been able to stitch together by talking to eye witnesses what the motive was in all of this? >> they are not confirming to us, he seems to have been targeting tsa agents. he asked people if they worked for the tsa and letting them go if they were not. the police and fbi are not confirming to us that he had something against the tsa. zpl. the tsa officer who was killed apoors to bappears to be the fis shot. was at the podium checking credentials when he started. >> just until recently they used to have the airport police in front of the checking station. but they moved it in front of security so a officer can respond in seconds. this incident could have been a hot worsa -- lot worse if the or was stationed in the rear as they were a few weeks ago. >> we are looking at the video of people being moved thank you terminaterm -- through termina s there anything in particular that stood out about this suspect's nco? >> only that he was a white man. we heard he may have been w
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
that want independence from mali. >> at lam los angeles airport te police havoide have identified n that opened fire with a assault rifle. >> and who killed two members of the golden dawn party. we are live in athens for the investigation. >> our top story the pakistani taliban has named it's new leader hours after the former commander was killed in drone strikement he is khan said. he has taken over. furfursfirst this report. >> the pakistani taliban many he just finished meeting tribunal leaders when the compound was struck by four missiles fired from a drone. the united states has been pursuing masuud for years. in 2009 he was pictured by with a suicide bomberment ther. the way he was killed put pakistan in a difficult position. he was a great man of military and tactical skills. was a pass murder and he killed thousands of people. they will be pleased on another level and they will not be so pleased they was killed by a drone strike. >> as for peace talks these are meant to start on friday many it's unclear what this will mean for the group. they may retaliate by increasing att
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
officers. >> investigators look at what may have motivated the fatal attack at los angeles international airport. >> two french journalists are abducted and killed in northern mali. the same area where the government helped to defeat those fighters months ago. . >>> pakistan's enemy number one is dead. hakimullah mehsud was killed in a u.s. drone strike along with four others. but the pakistani government and politicians are denouncing the killing, saying the strike derailed planned peace talks. >> the efforts have been ambushed. it was not acquired from the front. it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani taliban fighters secretly buried their leader on saturday, but vowed a wave of rerevenge suicide bombings. some pakistani lawmakers are demanding that u.s. supply lines into afghanistan be blocked as a response. >> the chief minister is standing here with me. they have decided that god willing the assembly will pass a unanimous declaration not to allow nato supply to enter the province until the drone attacks have been stopped. >> rosalind jordan joins us from washington w
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
story may not be uncovered. >> the suspect in friday's shooting at los angeles international airport was able to answer critical questions after he was shot. law enforcement officials said paul ciancia said a friend dropped him at the airport, but he acted alone. paul ciancia killed a t.s.a. employee and four others. >> older americans are against proposals that would cut social security benefits. 60% of americans 50 and older do not want the government to change how it determines cost of living. 60% are against raising the elegibility age. and 60% say benefits should not be reduced for seniors with high n. >> what does a small california town have in common with villages in costa rica, japan, sardinia and greece? they are all blue zones, with the longest living people in the world. jennifer went to the only living blue zone in the states to find out. >> 60 miles east of los angeles you mind the see of lomalinsor. it's a university town, one of five places around the world where people live measurably longer, healthier lives. >> the day we met this man, he mowed his lawn and tended
Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
are trying to help any way they can. a filipino grocery store in los angeles taking donations. residents from a filipino community are donating food and even their own clothes to family members struggling with the storm's aftermath. >> clothes shoes and a lot of you know cans and also noodles. easy to eat. >> the relief effort is only the beginning of a long road to recovery. juan carlos molina al jazeera. >> to find out how you can help the victims log onto our website, aljazeera.com click on the typhoon haiyan tab and you'll find a lot of resource he on the right side of the page. >>> heavy thunderstorms dumping more rain on the philippines. kevin corriveau, are kevin. >> if we are going to see anything bigger but this is going to stay as a tropical disturbance. pushing over the central part of the philippines. what it's going to do once it guess into the south china sea, it will develop into a tropical storm but we'll watch this carefully. rescue and relief efforts that's going to make some issues there. for haiyan well, that is now gone. notice the clouds right there over parts of china m
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
motives to open fire at the los angeles airport. >> the taliban names a new leader a day after pakistan's most wanted man was killed by a u.s. drone. >> when you're hungry, it's hard to learn if you don't have everything you need. >> a lesson from seattle - how students' test scores are rising despite poverty. >> day of the dead - paying homage to the past and preserving a legacy for the future. >>> hello, welcome to al jazeera. i'm morgan radford, live from new york. >> parts of los angeles international airport are still closed nearly 24 hours after a deadly shooting rampage. police are trying to figure out why 23-year-old suspect paul ciancia whipped out an assault rifle, killing a tsa agent and wounding several others. >> investigators are following leads suggesting that paul ciancia had antigovernment sentiment and was targetting the tsa. brian rooney has more. >> cell phone video obtained by tmz caught the moment when panicked travellers at los angeles international airport ran for the door away from the gunm gunman. >> police identified the gunman as paul ciancia, and he pulled a
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. on inside story, we bring together unexpected voices closest to the story, invite hard-hitting debate and desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. ♪ welcome back, i'm stephanie and these are the top stories at this hour. after spending hours in a cairo courtroom the trial of ousted president mohamed morsi wrapped up for the day and not in session until the new year, morsi and 14 officials of the muslim brotherhood are charged with murder against political opponents and pakistan will review the relationship with u.s. after a drone strike killed the leader of the pakistan taliban. parties in the country want to stop nato supplies to afghanistan because of the strikes. the man accused in the shooting in the la airport told police he acted alone. as the f.b.i. looks for a motive details remerging of the suspect and described those who know him as a loaner and we report. >> a photographer snapped this picture of terrified passengers hid
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 2:30pm EST
island. 27 miles off the coast of los angeles. a place known for it's beauty both above and below the ocean that surrounds it. most of the dish that call these waters home go relatively unnoticed. but one spic species is impossio miss. leopard sharks. hundredses of them. >> if you are the director of the shark lab and you are trying to revolutionize the way sharks had studde studied it's not a bad way to set up shop. chris lowe is the director of calcal state long beach's shark lab. getting to know him and his work is getting your feet wet. obviously here a day at the office is a diffe different attd a different look at the world. >> it takes a few moments under the water to understand chris' passion for the othe ocean and e sharks he study:whe : >> when i caught my first shark there was something about it. it looked so different from all of the other fish i caught and it looked so streamline and sleek. it didn't match all of the fish i caught. >> what about it from the sharks threat that interested you in a sciencivic perspective. >> they are at the top of the food chain. they ar
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 2:00am EST
or two popping up, not a lot of snow either over the next day. for los angeles well see beautiful weather all the way across, especially the weekend. on sunday it will be a nice day, highs of 77. the rain passed through texas, now we are getting clouds in. we expect to see a high. in dallas - 54 after being cold this morning. as we look at the forecast things will look nice. dallas is a big airport, especially for transfers. a partly crowdy day. we saw snow wednesday in harts field airport. we expect to see cool temperatures on thursday, about 47 degrees, and the forecast looks like this. beautiful conditions - no rain in the forecast as we go towards sunday. >> in much of the country it's thanksgiving. in new york a decision is expected within hours about the iconic macy's parade. the big balloons are inflated, ready to soar. the city's police department must check wind speed before giving the go ahead. john terrett has the story. >> well, the weather at the macy's parade balloon inflating party is better than it was this evening. about 6 o'clock it was driving heavy rain, the worst of t
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Nov 28, 2013 2:00pm EST
... >> nashville... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. take a new look at news. >> al jazeera america is the >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings only news channel that brings you live news at the top of you live news at the top of every hour. every hour. >> here are the headlines at >> here are the headlines at this hour. this hour. >> only on al jazeera america. >> only on al jazeera america. more than 11 years ind to prison on wednesday. seven of them were minors who will now go to a juvenile detention facility. they were convicted under the new laws that ban demonstrations without government permission. a town in england honoring its role in america's thanksgiving tradition. the ancient port is where the may flower was built. now they are making a replica. >> today it is a busy port, a lot of ships coming in and going out. but on thank giving we think about the late 1500s that's when the may flower, the pill game ship that sailed in 1620 wa
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Nov 30, 2013 12:30am EST
-august, southern california - the hills outside los angeles are on fire. >> california's governor has declared a state of emergency. we've just arrived on the scene. the situation is critical. >> the entire mountainside is smoldering. this thick acrid smoke smell in the air and we're following this strike team now right into the top of the mountain to where the fire line begins. >> for this blaze, the combined might of the firefighting forces of california is on full display. in just 24 hours, the costs have already run into the millions. >> it's been a busy season. it started really early for us we had pretty significant fires in may which is pretty rare. it just seems like a lot of fires are burning. as far as the outlook for this season. it's going to be a busy one. >> these are serial conflagrations now, and they're magnifying themselves, and the costs are enormous. >> costs like this sprawling "fire camp" that's emerged overnight to support the thousands of personnel deployed. you think of how much money they spend in one of these camps. there's a lot of people here. there's a lot of fuel
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Nov 30, 2013 11:30am EST
up gates and landing slots in seven major airport including new york, los angeles, and ronald reagan washington airport in washington, d.c. those slots will go to lower cost carriers. american must now sell 104 take-off and landing slots. >> we expressed potential reduction in competition that the merger would potentially empose. >> the justice department initially blocked the deal fearing competition. but in a statement the attorney general eric holder sought to reassure fliers. r re- reassure flyers. >> passengers still have concerns. >> i just have a feeling it always happens, every time there is are a merge there are is a rate increase. >> i think with less competition it means that it may drive flight rates up. >> since 2005 when u.s u.s. airways acquired u.s. west there had been a string of increases. and two of the smaller carriers, southwest and air tran merged as well. joining us now from dallas, rick ceni, an air traffic analyst and ceo of fair compare, a website dedicated to getting the best flight deals. in the studio, douglas kidd director of the national association of
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Nov 20, 2013 2:00am EST
't expect it to go far south. los angeles and palm springs, you'll be dry. nevada dry to the south, wet to the north. temperatures in los angeles - 89 on wednesday. look what happens on friday and saturday. really cooling down, down. for texas, most of the rain is going to remain here towards the south and parts of corpus christy and brownsville. for dallas a high of 70. >> nearly two weeks after typhoon haiyan struck the delivery of aid to survivorsurv we are looking at one town. >> the execution of a missouri man put on hold. why he says he should not be put to death. >> jpmorgan pays a fine. how home owners may ben fix -- may benefit. cz >>> it's been nearly two weeks since typhoon haiyan struck in the philippines, many survivors are waiting for relief. especially in towns on outlaying islands. the u.n. reports progress in tacloban, a hard-hit area. food distribution networks are in place, and everyone there has access to clean water. more than 4,000 are confirmed dead. over 18,000 were injured in the storm. doctors are trying to reach some of them. half a million homes were destroye
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Nov 22, 2013 11:30am EST
... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. . >> welcome back to inside story. we're continuing our discussion of the fight over president obama's judicial nominations and the so called nuclear option, changing senate rules to limit the filibuster. joining us from los angeles tonya at kerr of council for the law firm of goldburg loan steen and weather wax. she clerked in the 9th u.s. circuit of appeals. and from providence, rhode island. richard is the author of "defending the filibuster soul of the senate." he intent 34 years as a staff member including 30 years in the u.s. senate. >> i think it is long overdue. let's put rah little bit -- let's give a little context to what the democrats proposed here. and this is precisely the same mechanism that republicans threatened to deploy. in 20006 -- i'm sorry, 2003 when my friend miguel astray da, very conservative, but the democrats filibusters him, a bipartisan group of 14, 14 senates came together and said we are going to stop this process. we are going to let the president's chosen nominees go th
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Nov 2, 2013 2:00am EDT
. operations at los angeles international airport are slowly getting back to normal after a man opened fire with an assault rifle. one tsa agent is dead. the suspect is in custody, hospitalized after being shot by airport police. >> brian rooney is at lax with more on the shooting that is creating panic and chaos. >> the airport has been reopening, from a traffic jam. virtually nothing took off or landed all day long at lax. 750 flights were affected. in the last couple of hours we learnt a few more details about what happened earlier today. >> cell phone video caught the moment when travellers ran for the directors doors to get away from the gunman. >> he was identified as paul ciancia from new jersey, saying he pulled an assault rifle out of the bag and began to shoot at the tsa screening station, and seemed to be targetting employees. >> fired 20 yards away from the escalators. he was looking down, shooting. 10 plus shots, multiple shots towards the escalator. >> airport officers followed paul ciancia to the end of the terminal, where he was shot and seriously injured. >> an individual
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Nov 2, 2013 11:30am EDT
... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> from our headquarters in new york, here are the headlines this hour. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> a deal in the senate may be at hand and just in the nick of time. >> thousands of new yorkers are marching in solidarity. >> we're following multiple developments on syria at this hour. >> every hour from reporters stationed around the world and across the country. >> only on al jazeera america. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >> welcome back to "inside story." we're continuing our discussion about president obama's second term. with us is simon rosenberg. from new york, jay lefkowitz, and lara brown of george was
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Nov 3, 2013 3:30am EST
... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >> audiences are intelligent and they know that their needs are not being met by american tv news today. >> entire media culture is driven by something that's very very fast... >> there has
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Nov 3, 2013 11:00am EST
to this point. the 23-year-old was raised in this new jersey house and lived in los angeles 18 months. unanswered are questions about where he got the gun, why he targeted t.s.a. officers and whether he was mentally stable. >> there's a host of video we are going through, we are examining that. there's a tremendous amount of evidence we are kimming. >> if convicted -- we are going through. >> if convicted paul ciancia faces the death penalty. >> not everyone is on board with the idea in kosovo. >> for the people of kosovo casting a ballot is more than determining a winner. it's the first time polls covering the entire territory has been organised by the government. it is hoped that it will smooth a path to the i-e.u. membership. a steady influx of people entered polling stations to work out who will be the next mayor. >> translation: these elections are important. it's important it is being held in the north. >> translation: we are talking about local elections. we need more young people, especially in the municipal assembly. it's important for voices to be heard. >> a short walk over
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Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> murder charges have been laid against paul ciancia, the man that opened fire in the los angeles international airport. new detail emerged about the shooting leaving one t.s.a. dead and other wounded. the shooter was clearly intent on taking out his rage on t.s.a. agents. investigators found a note he allegedly wrote saying he intended to target t.s.a. screeners. next - an update on our top story and saying goodbye to an american hero, a true pioneer. story and saying goodbye to a >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. here is a look at your top stories. . major developments on syria coming out of a meeting between secretary of state john kerry and egyptian officials. the leaders came up with an initiative on the crisis in syria for the geneva ii conference. it will be given to the arab foreign minister later today. >> fact stan is ree -- pack stan is re-evaluating its relationship with the united states after a drone strike killed a top taliban official. >> and charges laid against paul ciancia, for the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport. >> two kenyans won t
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Nov 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
-old was raised in this new jersey house and lived in los angeles about 18 months. unanswered are questions about where he got the gun and why he targeted tsa officers and whether he was mentally stable. >> there are a host of surveillance video that we are going through. we are still examining that. there is a thre tremendous amouf evidence that we are continually examining. that will take time. >> if convicted he will face life in prison or the death penalty. brian rooney al jazeera los angeles. >> still ahead on al jazeera america. racing to victory at the new york marathon. go. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. >> let's look at the top stories. the leaders came up with an initiative on the crisis for the agaigeneva 2 conference. >> high level talks in pakistan. the country is reevaluating it's relationship with the united states after an american drone strike killed a top taliban official. >> and the fighting continues in the democratic republic of congo despite a call for a crease fire. ceasefire. >> the announcement raises hopes that peace talk between the two sides will advance. >> th
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Nov 4, 2013 2:00am EST
in the shooting at los angeles international airport. >> art imitating life. a moroccan artist drawing inspiration from real-life turmoil in the middle east. >> welcome to al jazeera america. former egyptian president mohamed morsi is at a cairo police academy to face trial for inciting riots and murder. mohamed morsi and his legal team arrived moments ago amid tight security. supporters of muslim brotherhood are planning protests. dominic kane brings us this report ahead of the trial. >> these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since being deposed as president in july. loked by an egyptian newspaper, they are thought to show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries that month. he says he was ousted by the military in a move that was illegal. >> translation: it's illegal. i'm the president, according to the constitution of the country. kout de tar means a strike against state institutions. all the basics of these institutions and the definition of an institution. >> the contrast with his inauguration is stark. it was a moment that seemed to suggest egypt's transition from dicta
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Nov 9, 2013 2:00am EST
are looking nice. warmer temperatures across southern areas. saturday los angeles, 74. warming up to 78 as we go towards monday and warmer on wednesday. how about sunny skies with 86. >> we are getting a lot of rain and clouds coming in from the south-west. we think the rain will stay in your forecast for the next day, with dallas seeing a high temperature of 68. clearing up as we go towards seat. most of the rain towards the south. sunday, 72. by the time we get to tuesday. look at the drop in temperatures of 58. a low texture for dallas of 32. >> to the south-east we are looking at clear skies, showers towards miami and rain will not be in the picture except for fort lawed adale. >> talks on the u.s. program continue in geneva. a us state department official says secretary of state john kerry and his iranian counterpart are making progress. diplomatic editor james bays reports from indonesia. >> smiles from the u.s. secretary of state but still no deal. a thumbs up. it is clear these talks reached a crunch face. john kerry, along with his counterparts from the u.k., france and germany drama
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Nov 1, 2013 2:30am EDT
family wielding 30 years of influence. take a look. >> reporter: los angeles, the city where fame and infamy go hand in hand. >> tax credits work. >> reporter: here everything seems larger than life. including its politicians. that is ron calderon. he is the target of an ongoing federal investigation. according to a sealed affidavit obtained exclusively by al jazeera's investigative unit, the senator is for sale. a politician willing to influence legislation in exchange for money. as part of an elaborate undercover sting, fbi agents posed as owners of a studio. >> they had to establish bank accounts. they needed a business license, and so it's a very extensive lengththy operation. >> reporter: the senator allegedly wanted his family added to the payroll. he told undercover agent s, any help you can do for which kids that's diamonds for me. at the world famous pebble beach resort, he attended a fund raiser. the greens were lined with some of the state's most influential lobbyist. despite an ongoing federal probe, calderon is still rubbing elbows and raising money. he has declined t
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Nov 1, 2013 12:30pm EDT
from the department of justice out of los angeles, and we're just finding out now that the fbi can confirm that they have referred the matter of the affidavit being released publicly to the appropriate authorities at the department of justice for investigation and they are saying there won't be any further comment. we have been asking the fbi if this case has been referred to prosecution, and obviously a lot of new developments taking place right now. >> that's great. we have trevor locked in on the set. josh we know we're going to let you go at this point -- you have something that i'm sure you can't tell us about that you have to do, but thanks for popping in on the show tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> the affidavit reads like a who's who in california politics, and undoubtedly it will have implications with constituents. what do you think the effects will be? tweet us during the break. we'll be right back. ♪ >> all this week america tonight is investigating sex crimes on campus. >> over 90% of sexual assaults on campuses are being perpetrated by serial offenders... >> ton
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Nov 13, 2013 2:00am EST
. hernandez, he was killed by a gunman at the los angeles international airport. he loved his job and greeted travellers with a smile. the gunman's condition has been upgraded to fair. >> federal prosecutors are deciding whether the boston marathon suspect should face the death penalty if convicted. evidence that would argue against the death penalty is kept from them. authorities say releasing the information would jeopardise investigations. >> hold is expected to decide by the end of january. it could be more than a year before the trial begins. more prescriptions advised for a widely used drug. why many more americans should take cholesterol medications. more states are legalizing same-sex marriages, one state is strengthening bans on ceremonies. call her ambassador kennedy. the first daughter becomes the liaison to one of america's top allies. >>> a number of americans taking cholesterol medication could double. the american heart association and american cartiology association have new guidelines on who would benefit from stattens, they consider smoking and family history. under the new
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Nov 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
years ago in the "the los angeles times." she joins us from santa barba. how was he a big figure for the hollywood studios and spying for israel? >> well, he does them both very well. he does them with a great deal of charm, a kind of boyish almost gamine-like charm and a great deal of determination. when the charm does not work out he knows how to get his way. arnon milchan began his career in the 1950s. he gravitated to a restaurant in tel aviv where interesting people were, and found his politic political n. >> che. these were all men who would become figures in israel. that became his groove. to this day i would argue that chimon pervez is probably his best friend. he built a solid career. part of that business was about the acquirement of arms. >> was he a major arms dealer or was it something he did out of alooejens or friendship for israel? >> well, one precedes the other. arnon milchan's self distribution is, "i am a patriot, i love israel and anything i can do to support israel i will do." that's his perspective and context. through the '70s, '80s, and "90s, he helped is
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Nov 21, 2013 12:30pm EST
... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> we find the fault lines that run through communities. >> the shooting happened about 30 minutes ago. >> companies... >> the remains of the fire are still everywhere here. >> the powers that be at home and around the world... >> not only do they not get compensation but you don't even have to explain why? >> well thats exactly what i said. >> we question authority. >> so you said we could get access... >> that's enough! >> ... and those affected. >> investigative journalism at it's toughest. request. >> we're back talking about the jewish muslim story and how it's so often pred skated on what -- predicated on what's subdividing the two. rabbi schneider did your journey with -- i'm sorry with imam ali and the class action on the book that you wrote, did that journey on discoveries that surprised you? >> no question in terms of my own personal evolution, the way that i had seen muslims, the way that i had seen the arab population, in terms of being the enemy, looking to eradicate the state of is
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